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Over 100 Fume events reported by the Aviation Herald in 2023

The last one of the year was Austrian Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration OE-LBK performing flight OS-9506 from Tenerife South,CI (Spain) to Vienna (Austria), dispatched under minimum equipment list requirements with the #2 bleed air system de-activated due to fumes. The aircraft departed Tenerife and was about 30 minutes into the flight when again fumes (smell of [...]

CASS Sensor Technology Selected to Attend Med Tech 2023 in Valletta

MedTech Summit is a premier event dedicated to exploring the latest advancements and trends in medical technology. This summit brings together leading professionals, experts, and innovators from the medical and technology sectors to discuss and shape the future of healthcare. The CASS Sensor Technology was selected to appear as a Med Tech  ‘Start Up’ pitch [...]

2023 Aircraft Cabin Air Conference starts 27th June

US Senator Richard Blumenthal will discuss the Cabin Air Safety Act, a new blood test that will confirm exposure to an organophosphate present in jet engine oil will be announced, a new medical protocol to deal with exposed crews and passengers (published recently in the Environmental Health journal) will be discussed, a closer look at [...]

Rebrand for Worlds First ‘Real Time’ Organophosphate Detector Manufacturer

Pre commercialisation, VN Aerotoxic Detection Solutions Ltd rebrands as 'Cabin Air Sensor Solutions Ltd' (CASS) and names its recently verified TBP detector 'Canary'. Mark Gilmore Operations Director said; 'with airlines trials commencing in first quarter 2023 we felt the need to start brand building pre sales', 'the new company name completely describes what we do [...]

NPL Verifies Cabin Air Sensor for TBP

The world’s First Real-Time, Poisonous Compound Sensor for Aircraft Cabins has been verified by UK’s National Physical Laboratory. Pilots and cabin crew will soon be able to know if and when poisonous compounds are present in aircraft cabin air, and take appropriate action for the health and safety of themselves and their passengers. (The screen [...]

British Airways pilot forced to make Mayday call and scramble for oxygen mask minutes before landing

EWAN SOMERVILLE The Evening Standard 20 hours ago A British Airways captain was forced to make a Mayday call just minutes before landing after fumes reportedly filled the cockpit. The flight from Athens was on the approach to Heathrow when the co-pilot steering the plane fell ill, forcing the captain to take over and put on an [...]

Another British Airways flight makes emergency landing after smoke engulfs cabin

Photos: Lucy Brown (Passenger on the flight). On the 5thAugust 2019) at 3.27pm, a British Airways Airbus A321 took off from London Heathrow for Valencia (Spain). The aircraft was carrying many holidaymakers, including young children. Smoke developed in the cabin (from the air conditioning onboard - which is supplied by Bleed-Air from the aircraft engines) [...]

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